Are you passionate about dairy production, and do you have strong leadership skills? Then seize this opportunity as Senior Site Director for Westbury where you will work with app. 250 colleagues to deliver high quality products. The dairy produces around 60k tonnes of butter each year - 60% block butter, 25% spreadable butter and 15% bulk butter as well as 45-50k tonnes of powder- around 6k tonnes is buttermilk powder and the remaining part is various forms of skimmed milk powder.
Raise the bar for both dairy and employees – and be a good ambassador
You will get the chance to leverage your butter and powder production knowledge and managerial skills heading a major and complex dairy. Your overall job will be to provide professional leadership and coaching to your employees and to ensure that we meet our stretched targets.
To succeed, you will optimise the existing production setup and raise the bar for safety, high quality, optimum performance and efficiency, capacity utilisation and continuous development through Lean ways of working.
As part of the B2B Management team you will contribute to the business planning and strategy development process. As such, you will develop and execute short and long-term plans in close dialogue with colleagues across the business. Lastly, you will establish and maintain great collaboration with our sales organisations and other important stakeholders.
A strong and ambitious leader with a passion for dairy products
You have Dairy or FMCG food manufacturing experience from leading a dairy or similar scale and complexity. You have acquired in-depth understanding of business optimization and efficiency methodologies and have a proven track record as a Site Director or similar. Clearly, you must have the desire and drive to create change and set the direction for a dairy on both the strategic and the tactical level.
You have established yourself as a strong leader with professional pride. You approach situations with an open mind-set as well as determination and clear priorities. You have excellent communication and commercial skills with the ability to create long-term relations both internally and externally. Your employees respect you for your insight, for your passion, and that you are a true ambassador for our products. Finally, it goes without saying that you should be passionate about Butter and Powder and this is indeed a challenging role for an ambitious Senior Site Director who wants to show the ability to create great results.
If you want to seize this exciting opportunity, please apply via this LINK as soon as possible as we process applications on an ongoing basis.